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PERSONAL AND PERTINENT.
There are too many children in both
our public Schools for the number of
teachers. There should be one more
teacher in each one of the schools.
The hay and hay press belonging to
Louis Houck on the Houston farm were
destroyed by fire last Friday or Fri-'
day night together with the hay shed.
Capt Jeffords has just completed
and launched a newflatboat that is. we
understand, to be used as n sand boat.
Otto Holm, the artistic decorator,
returned home from Poplar Bluff Sat
urday. Mr. Holm informs us that he
has a big lot of work at Poplar Bluff.
The people for whom he works can
rest assured that they will get the best
Judges and Clerks of Election for
Cape Girardeau township who have
fees due them for services on election
day can get their money by calling on
Henry Kopper at the court house.
He that lights and runs away will
live to fight another day.
Sheriff Randal is at Jackson this
week auctioneering off the stock of
goods of the defunct Chicago Bargain
Scott -ounty farmers who !o their
trading in this city are pleased with
the way Mr. Houck is having the Rock The Street Car Company has aban
L?veu fixed. They say when the work doncd the work of raising its track,
is completed the rock road will ie a While working on Spanish street Mr.
wplcndid road and they will then have ! Penney changed the track three times
no complaint to make about th- toll to try to please Tom Powers and then
they have to pay. j the Tammany Boss was not pleased.
v. apt. .niuen lerricu tne man wno
was robbed in East Cam Saturday I
over the river free of charge and then
gave him fifty cents with which to buy
his family something te eat.
As soon as the water works are in
oieration we will have an all night
system of electric lights. The two en
terprises will le a big advertisement
for our ciy and we may expect them
to bring us more business and better
Peter Maul has lieen employed as
clerk and book-keeper at the Cape
Brewery. Pete is a good book-keeper,
an honest, honorable young man and
we are pleased to know that he is to
have a job at the brewery.
The Capo Brewery and Ice Company
has declared a dividend of ten per
cent to its stockholdesr.
Gannon Bros, will put the price of
electric lights within the reach of all
our people, rich and ikoi and they
expect to put lights into nearly every
house in the city.
Mr. J. M.-McClean is making an
effort to have a collection taken up for
the Orphan's Home in St. Louis. She
has asU;J the teachers in our schools
to aid "her in her efforts 1
each student to contribute1
a fund fw that purpose.
The Government is as sit.
removing the 'V!-eek o: Ihe scaair
Albsrt Willis that is "ndaugcrir-g our
wharf, .is .'onjfress was about r.assing
ihe Wilson bill.
The fanners of Scott county a re talk
ing of graveling the dirt road through
the s.v;mv.. The undertaking would
bo a big oae as it would cost a large
sum of money.
C. T. Lwis informs us fh".t the hay.
h vy prs.M and shed that were destroy
ed bv fire on the Houston place last
week ,v.;rs worth at least four hundred
dol:ar. No insnrsneo.
.las. McKenna is r.owin the commis
sion business and he is handling lots
of steamboat freight. Mr. McKenna is
well acquainted with river men and
also with the big commission houses
in St. Louis, and he can therefore
handle the business consigned to his
care to advantage.
Th- Union MillingCompany has a big
Hour trade down in the lower counties.
Thevshio hundreds of sacks of
y ship hundreds of sacks of flour
ry week to country merchants along
railroads in Southeast Missouri.
1). M. Seival'v has qualified as Jus
tice of the Pence and he will now take
his seat on the wool sack.
That auction sale of nine thousar.d
dollars worth of dry goods now going
".i in Jackson is giving the merchants
of that to.vn time to rest.
Ferd Lipp has a fat bear he expects
to butcher as soon as the weather gets
;! little cooler.
When bankers complain of dull
times what are we poor devils to do?
Justice-elect Sivally has; beenattend
ing the Justice's courts since the elec
tion to get pointers.
Leon J. Albert, L. F. Klostermann,
D. A. Glenn andF. W. Pott have teen
appointed as delegates from this city
to the Trans-Mississippi Congress
which meets in St Louis on the 2ith
There are now sevoral suite pending
to test the validity of city ordinances
passed by our present City Council
and until these suits are decided the
city ordinances should not be printed
in book form.
The President of the Board of Trade j
has appointed delegates to the Trans
Mississippi Congress and now thei
Mayor should also appoint some mem
ber or members of the City Council to
meet with that honorable body.
There is one case in the Common
Pleas Court set for Tuesday of next
The next term of the County Court
will be presided over by three Repub
Rollin B. Andrewshas been appoint
ed a Notary Public by Governor Stone.
His office is in the railroad office over
the City Drug Store.
Justice William WToeleke has fitted
himself up an office on the second floor
in the Arcade building, corner Main
and Themis streets, and he proposes
to attend strictly to the business of his
The candidates have all made out
their expense account and none of them
went over the limit.
In the Brown vs. Campbell case
which was tried before Justice Woeleke
and decided against Campbell, an ap
peal was taken to the Cape Girardeau
Court of Common Pleas, and the case
will be tried at the January term of
A gentleman asked us yesterday if
we would publish a few lines free of
charge for a certain church. We told
him we would, of course. The Desio- I
ceat has always been a religiors j
newspaper, but it belongs to no par
ticularchureh. It is forallthechurch.es.
and it is always ready to help a poor
sinner out of the mi:v. no matter who
he is or to what church he belongs.
j and Mr. Penney discharged his force
of hands and left the citv. and he will
! rejnain away till Tammany is knocked
iout next April.
We are not going to do any great
amount of blowing about it. but we
will now give notice that in the near
future we are going to get out a boom
addition of the Democrat that will be
a credit to the city. Wo have the
material to" get up as nice a newspaper
as can be issuid from any printing
office in the country and we propose to
get out a big illustrated edition that
the outside country may learn some
thing about what kind of a town we
If afflicted with scalp diseases, hair
falling out, and premature baldness,
do not use grease or alcoholic prepa
rations, but apply Hall's Hair Re
After thegraveling of Spanish street
is completed, street work should be
abandoned till after the water works
are completed and in operation. There
is no use going ahead making solid
streets when they will have to be dug
up again for putting in water pipes all
over the city. It will be a saving of
money to wait till the water works are
in operation and then finish up the
.! The bir auction sale is still going on
la: .lacKson. anti we understand mat
i . .
the goods that are being sold are
bringing letter prices than the same
j-v,i1s are sold for at the regular retail
prices in the stores.
The Street Car Company is now
running one car. and that is all they
will put on till 1he city is done repair
ing the streets.
Ben Gcckel has rented the Brinkopf
property up on Sprigg street. We are
pieased to know that Mr. Gockel is to
become a citizen of this city. He is an
enterprising young man.
If the chairs for the addition to the
public school arrive in time the school
children will give an entertainment
next Wednesday evening.
Hirsch Bros, are busy now packing
pork. They are getting in a tine lot
of pork hogs and the season is not yet
J. M. Morrison informs us that he
has several trades on hand with citi
zens of Perry county who want to pur
chase property in this city. He ex
pects to sell two or three houses in the
. ! citv and proha bly a larm or two in
Charley Karger. who recently sold
his property and moved on a farm now
wants to return to the city and he is
advertising his farm for sale. Coun
try life does not agree with him.
.1. M. Morrison will build himself
a fine residence on his lot on Span
ish street ltatween Themis and Inde
jendenea slreets next year.
A fellow full of bug juice was rushed
up to the cooler this afternoon. He
kicked like a wild mule against going
into the city boarding house.
Horse traders seem to bo the only
men who are making any money these
Business on the Levee is picking up.
Our commission merchants say for a
dull season they have been handling
lots of produce and receiving more
goods than usual for this season of
A number of Jackson ladies have
been in the city nearly every day this
week trading. Our stores are larger
than the Jackson stores and the ladies
have more goods to select from here
than at Jackson.
Anton Ketter sold a sixty dollar bill
of fruit trees to one man in Scott coun
ty this week. If the Scott county farm
ers would raise more fruit and fewer
Democrats they would be better off
and their county would be more prosperous.
The SupremeeCourt has adjourned
to December 4th. The Newsum murder
case that was appealed to that court
from the decision of the Circuit Court
of this county will probably be reach
ed before the January term of our
Circuit Court. It is the opinion of
the lawyers that the decision of the
lower court will be sustained, and if
the Governor does not interfere that
Xewsum will bang.
Mr. D. A. Glenn informs us that he
will go to St. Louis next Sunday to be
on hand to attend the meeting of the
Trans-Mississippi Congress which will
meet Monday. Mr. Glenn thinks that
much good may result from this meet
ing and he is anxious to see Cape Gir
ardeau well represented in the meet-
Livery stable men say an electric
railroad from this city to Jackson
would ruin the livery business in this
city, but they are in favor of the rail
J. F. McLain was in the city Mon
day attending theCommon Pleas Court
i ; ank will take chage of the Sur
veyor's office on the first of January.
A cup of muddy coffee is not whole
some, neither is a bottle of muddy
medicine. One way to know a reliable
and skillfully-prepared blood-purifier
is by its freedom and sediment. Ayer's
Sarsaparilla is always bright and
sparkling, because it is an extract and
not a decoction.
Pug dogs are getting to be fashion
able in this city. They are the scrub
biest breed of dogs living and why
they should bo fancied as house dogs
we cannot see.
Morrison and Davis, Real Estate
Agents, sold a farm this weeV: to a
Perry county man.
Visitors to this office are hereby
notified that spitting tobacco juice on
the floors is not allowei.
Dr. Harris has purchased the San
ford lot up on Themis street opposite
the public square.
Prof. .1. S. McGhee is going to build
himself a house on the corner of
Themis and Fountain streets.
City Attorney Sam M. Green took
judgment this weeic in the Common
Pleas Court in a large number of tax
Ben Gockel wants to purchase a lot
suitably located for a livery stable.
Fanners are afraid that this dry
weather will injure the wheat They
say lots of the wheat has not yet
sprouted and the gound is so dry it
will not come up.
James McKenna is fitting himself up
a nice ofllee in his commission house
on the Levee. Mr. McKenna will not
let his commission business interfere
with his hide business.
We have letters from men in Illinois.
Indiana and Ohio, all written since
the election, making inquiry about
Cape Girardeau as a business town.
The letters are from men who want to
go into business in a live town.
Geo. G. Kimmel has rented the old
Crttfhon property on the corner of
Then.is u:id Spanish streets to a family
At t?. next meeting of theCity Coun
cil Th Water Works and Electric
Light Company will ask to have the
st ret-L ': rhts located, and that will bo
a job t'.e.t the Council should carefully
consider before the lights are located.
There t.re to be twenty-one are lijrhts
and if they are properly located they
will give the city plenty of light.
We notice our plasterers using Ste.
Gen : vi ve lime. Why is this? The
Cap.". V. has been for years consid
ered the liest lime in theconntry.
The Jackson merchants will le glad
when the Chicago Bargain Store auc
tion sale is over, and thev will not I
want to see another Chieairo concern
start up in their town.
The delegatest jthe Tra is-Missis-ip
pi Commercial Congress which will
meet in SJ. Louis r.e.ct Monday will
be received by a committee of the
business men of St. Louis. Governor
Stone will lie present at the meeting
and he will deliver a:s aikkv?;
eome to the delegates from oil
The meeting promises to b
great interest jth; people u'
i of Wvl
: lunch at Sackmann's
Mr. F. W. Pott informs us that the
Planters' and Union Mills will close
down next month for a while. He says
there is no use ic making tiour when
there is no market foi it. Tne big St
Louis mills have already closed down.
The foundation for the Presbyterian
parsonage is being laid. The build
ing will Iw a handsome little cottage
on Themis street on the lot formerly
owned bv the
late Hamilton G. Wil-1
JAsi of .Mall Matter j
Remaining uncalled for in the post office of j
dm Girardeau, county of Cape Girardeau,
State of Missouri, for the week ending
November 1!, 1894.
Arnold. John H
Arnot, Mis Kosa
Bronson, John W
Hamilin Mrs Katey
Hnghes Mrs Mary
Cetera Mrs Emma
Bandel, Jas H
Thompson, E H
Aberuathy, Nettie Ann
Drnmmond, II C
Powell Miss Myrtle
Randolph, John H
Taylor, Mrs Janie
Persona calling for any or the above letters
will please say "Advertised," giving date of
the list. If not called for within two weeks
they will be sent to the Dead Letter Office at
Washington City. O. CBAMES.
Married in the Lutheran church in
this city Sunday evening, November
18th, 1894, Mr. Julius Philipps and
Miss AlvenaGeldmaeher.Rev. Flachs
bart officiating. The bridesmaids were
Helen Stoffregen, Bertha Geldmacher
and Emma C. Philipps, and the
groomsmen were- Charles Eekholt,
Aug. J. Philipps and Christ Geld
macher. The church was handsomely
decorated for the occasion and a large
number of friends witnessed the cere
mony. After the marriage ceremony
a reception was held at the residence
of August Stoffregen and the invited
guests partook of a splendid wedding
The young couple received a large
number of handsome and costly pres
ents, a list of which is too Ittng for
The best wishes of a large circle of
friends go with the happy young cou
ple to their country home, and the
Democrat joins with them in wishing
Mr. and Mrs. Philipps all the happi
ness there is in this world.
Dentil of Miss Lizzie I.anglois.
Died, in this city, at 11:30 a. m., on
the 17 th inst, Miss Lizzie Langlois.
The deceased was a member of one of
the oldest and most respected families
of the Cape and the sad intelligence of
her deat h fell like a thunderbolt among
her many friends. A few days ago
she could look forward to many years
on earth to-day she lies low. stricken
down by the fell destroyer. Deaths'
Angel came swiftly but gently looked
into the loving eyes and softly pressed
down the lids to rest. Miss Lizzie will
long bo reniemljered for her amiability
and gentle dignity. She possessed all
the virtues that adorn the true chris
tian woman and died consoled by the
solemn rites of the Catholic church, of
which faith she was a consistant mem
lier. Her funeral took place from St.
Vincent's church Sunday at .'1 p. m.
and was attended bya large number of
i Ste. Genevieve pa pers please copy. )
A M5O.000 Transaction.
The Pemiscot Railroad Company,
the corporation that is building the
road from Kennett to Caruthersville,
25 miles, has given and filed for record
in Pemiscot and Dunklin counties, a
mortgage to the Union TrustCompany,
of St Louis, for one hundred and fifty
thousand dollars to secure necessary
funds for building and equipping the
road. The mortgage will secure an
issue of $150,000 ix per cent bonds
and these are further secured by a
mortgage on the St Louis. Kennett
and Southern railroad. The right-of-way,
road-bed and equipment of the
new road, the 40JKH acres of land do-
nated by Pemiscot county and the S.
L., K. and S. endorsement is ample!
security for this loan. The railroad j
company will lie furnished the money
as fast as needed. $.k.iKH when the j
grading is completed to Caruthersville. j
$"i.(KN) when the tie.5 and iron are on
and the remaining Sij.Wn) when the
rolling stock is on and the road in
operation. This insures the construc
tion company ample funds. Dunklin
Following are the names of the ju
rors for the January terms of courts:
Applet-.-eek .1. B. lieid. George P.
Schmidt. Charles Elbrecht.
ByrdS. C. Howard. C. C. Clod
felter. Henry Wagner. M. B. Mc
Xeely. Cape Cirardeau .!. F. Oliver, J.
F. Schwepker. T. II. Bowers. George
Lint!. George ilodeinyer. W. M. Tis
dale. Hubble Fred 'It X. Deneke. II. K.
Li berty ( leorge
Shawnee A. K.
Kevsev. Jno. H.
Stevenson. F W.
Welch ttober. W. McXeely.
Whitewater Nicholas Amos
COMMON PLEAS COURT.
Apploereek Joseph Devenport. E.
D. Lang. V" O. Fronabarger.
Byrd Henry Goekel, Henry lu
Caldwell. Henry Sieves. Henry Ileut
sel. Cape Girardeau William Willecke.
Biehard Carrol. G. W. Bahn. H. S.
Dean. Joseph Meyer. William O.
Hubble -Charles Daume. A. P. Kin
der. Kinder Levi Kinder.
Liberty John G. Scholz.
llandol Charles Lang. Joseph V.
-Marion Sides. L. L. Mc-
Welch Allen McLain.
Whitewater J. B. Howard. F. M,
For "oil and Winter Clothing.
j Philipp Stoll would respectfully re
i mind his customers and the public gen"
I erally that he has just received a large
I assortment of samples of goods for
i gentlemen's. suits for the fall and win
I ter season. Tho samples include all
; the latest styles of goods. He can, he
; says, furnish the material and make
' suits for from fifteen dollars up, ac
cording to quality of goods. He takes
the measurements and makes the goods
up himself and he therefore guarantees
a perfect fit. No fit no pay.
Fleeced of Ills Money.
Jackson "Woblsey, a mover, was
robbed of all the money he had in East
Cape Girardeau Saturday. A man
representing himself to be looking for
a stolen wagon accosted Woblsey just
as he was about to drive his team on
the ferry boat and told him he had the
stolen wagon. He arrested Woblsey
and took him to Cairo. On the way
he searched Woblsey and took from
him thirty-seven dollars, all themoney
he had. When they arrived in Cairo
the man gave his prisoner the slip and
disappeared taking the money with
Woblsey ifotified the police but the
man had made his escape, so the. poor
fellow had to walk back to East Cape
to his family without a cent in his
pocket The robber is described as a
medium sized man with light mustache,
light heavy hair, dressed in a black
suit of clothes and wore an open faced
Returned to His old Home.
Ben Gockle. who moved from Jack
son to Paducah. Ky.. a few months
ago. has returned to the Cape and he
intends to make this city his home.
Mr. Gockel started a livery stable at
Paducah and it was so much better
than any other stable they had ever
had there that he was monopolizing
the business. Another man in the
same business saw this and he went to
Mr. Gockel and told him to set his
price and he would buy his stable.
The price was made, the man accepted
it. paid the money and Mr. Gockel
concluded he would move back to his
old home. He will locate in this city
and go into business here.
To Ite Made a Test Case.
The case of Charley Blattner against
the city of Cape Girardeau was tried
by a jury in Justice Kimmel's court
Tuesday and the jury returned a ver
dict against the city. This case comes
from the city being too strict in its en
forcement of the stock law. Charley
Blattner is a fanner. He resides about
two and a half miles from the city.
He keeps his stock on pastures, not
because there is any law compelling
him to do so. but because he has the
pastures and he believes in that way
of raising stock. Some of his cattle
broke out of a pasture and came to
town and by so doing insulted the
dignity of the city. The city official
whose duty it is to look after and im
pound stock caught tho cattle and im
pounded them in accordant with tho
stock ordinance. Mr. Blattner went
to the stock pound and made a demand
for his cattle. The keeper of tho pound
refused to give them up until his fees
for impoundingwere paid. Mr. Blatt
ner refused to pay the fee. and he then
went before Justice Kimmel and got
out a writ of replevinand the constable
took possession of the eattle and re
turned them to their owner.
Mr. Blattner says he never intended
to violate our city stock law. He did
not know his cattle were out of his
pasture til! ha happened in town and
was told that they were in tho city
stock pound. He thinks that it is
wrong for him to have to pay for vio
lating a law when he never knowingly
violated the law apd he is perfectly
willing to have this case made a test
case in the higher courts.
New inferiors Klectec'..
The stockholders of theCaps Brewery
and Ieo Company met Monday night
and elected the following named gen
llemenasa Board of Directors: Adolph
Kuediger, F. W. Feuerbacher, William
Itegenhardt, II H. Engelmann and
Christ Hirsch. Tho report of the sec
retary showed that the net profits from
the sale of beer and ice for the year
footed up something over five thous
The new Board of Directors organ
ized bv electing- Adolph Ruediger,
President, F. W. Feuerbacher, Vice
President, E. H. Engelmann, Secretary
and Christ Hirsch. Treasurer.
at.t. ETJN DOWN
No Strength nor Energy
i Mi cp rah I ft
WW P w
CURED BY USING
"Several years ago. my Mood was in
bad condition, my system all run down,
and my general health very much im
paired. My hands were covered with
large sores, discharging all the time. I
had no strength nor energy and my feel
ings were miserahle in the extreme. At
last. I commenced taking Ayer's Sarsa-
Iiarilla and soon noticed a change for the
etter. My appetite returned and with
it. renewed strength. Encouraged by
these results. I kept on taking the Sar
saparilla. till I had used six bottles, and
my nealUi was restored." A. A. Towws,
prop. Harris House, Thompson, N. Dak.
AT THE WORLD'S FAIR
z n ivns
Consumers of diewinjlokcco
are willing to pay a little more man
ttie price charged for the ordinag
trade tobaccos, will find this
brand superior to all others;
Will Warren has fresh oysters in
bulk at forty cents per quart.
Nov.- is the time to get big bargains
mts. caps and ail kinds of
at Flentge & Heinberg's.
Go to Will Warren
for fresh oys-
ror furniture, etc..
on Main street
want to buy anything in the
hand line call on Ernest
Do you need a nice bed spread':1 You
can buy ttiem 0 lier cent caeaper at
if Vnan elsewnere.
Mrs. McCrea is receiving new goods
nearly every day. she is sure to have
just what you want.
Boots and shoes and rubber goods
are cheaper than eve? before at Flentge
Ernest Hobbs has opened a second
hand store at the old Bonney stand
on Main street where he wiH buy and
sell ail kinds of goods.
You should not fail to see that ex
cellent "Bear Skin Shoe" sold by W.
H. Huters at the "Gem Shoe Store"
Buy your grticeries at Flentge &
Try Hainan's shoe dressing.
Don't forget the musical entertain-
ment at the Opera House Friday nisbt.
20c. 2.)C and 30c handkerchiefs for 10c,
Cure your corns by wearing the
tho Seal skin shoe sold at the '"Gem
Shoe Store on Broadway, W. H
Shoes that were made to walk in at
Drop in and see the prices drop at
The Batts" tick
ing style. Sold by
scarf is the lead
J. T. Batts. Call
and see them.
Go to G. W. MeiTord'sbargain store
in Haarig for all kinds of cheap
Soft sole shoes
for infants at Ha-
We believe in woman's rights and
woman's lefts, too (shoes).
C. J. Hamax.
" Mrs. McCrea has just received anj
other lot of those Z cent sailors.
The cheapest place in town to buy
groceries is at Flentge & Heinberg's.
Use Aromalt the great health drink
For breakfast, dinner and supper
drink Aromalt and grow fat. For sale
by H. Stratman.
Before buying a cloak look at
Flentge & Heinberg's line.
G. W. Mefford, broker Haarig. fti
People are notthrowing money away
these days. They want full value for
every nickel spent: ana tnat is wnat
I they get at Haman's Shoe Store.
Aromalt aids digestion and purifies
the blood. Once tried always used.
For sale by H. Stratman.
J. V. HcIIcnback. keeps constantly
on hand a ,'resh supply of Aromalt, the
great health drink.
How are rour shoes? Have you
seen Hainan stock of shoes?
Suits or any part of a suit made to
orricr at Flentge & Heinberg's.
I am now ready to make you feel
comfortable by fitting an overcoat on
you cheaper than oifered to you prev
ious to this. J. T. Batts. .-
Buy your dry goods, clothing, gro
ceries, etc.. at Flentge & Heinberg's.
They deliver them promptly.
The correct styles in fancy dress
laundried shirts, with link cuffs, are
on sale by Batts. .
Fashionable fitters and fine material
in Batts' tailor made suits.
FOR SALE Two incubators in good condi
tions. Both have been used and have given
satisfaction . For further information apply at
WANTED. -A good salesman for a Specialty
Line to canvass town and country trade on ana
off the road. A party with previous experience
referred. Beference required. Address V,
an daily Dsvocrat.
FOB BENT OB SALE A two-story brick
residence building, situated on the southwest
corner of Sprigg sod North streets; the building-
Is iu good condition and possession can be dven
at any time. Good title will be given For
further particulars call on Deane tt Juden, Beat